Category Archives: Investors

Online Marketing Revolution

Consumers are increasingly using email, mobile, social media and websites to access information and interact with brands. Media consumption is shifting from offline channels to interactive channels, driving marketers to increase the percentage of advertising spending on interactive marketing. According … Continue reading

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When VCs ask questions…

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5 Tips for Nailing the Full Partnership Pitch

Mashable published my most recent post on the 5 essential elements of the “full partnership pitch” that CEOs and Entrepreneurs pitching to investment firms will hopefully find helpful. In it I talk about some of the tangible and intangible dynamics … Continue reading

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The Power of Self Interest

While having dinner with a close friend who is a young CEO running his first company in New York, an interesting topic came up.  My friend asked, “What do you find is effective, when reaching out to people you don’t … Continue reading

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What Do Investors Look For in Management Teams?

I recently participated on a panel in the 2011 US-Israel Venture Summit in New York City.  This is the fourth consecutive year where I have spoken at this summit, which is amongst the premier global forums for leading Israeli companies … Continue reading

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How Facebook Could Be Worth $200 Billion+

With LinkedIn and RenRen filing to go public, it seems the chatter at every social event I attend these days turns to what Facebook could be worth.  Facebook has had a stellar valuation trajectory – from having raised $12.7 Million … Continue reading

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Three Habits of Highly Successful Investors

Harvard Business Review came out with a very nice piece around “Nine Things Successful People Do Differently.” Some of the habits are more obvious than others.  For instance, the article extols the virtues of getting specific about your goals, being … Continue reading

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